Farewell to the Garrison Festival

From Noon there was a joint military/civilian ‘Farewell Festival’ on Budds Lane Sports Fields which included arena events, military displays, entertainment, activities, historical information, food & drink and a fun-fair. The event, which embraced community and civilian life in the town, was bought to a close with a fantastic Red Arrows flypast followed by the Beating Retreat performed by the band of the Royal Logistics Corps.

Arena & Stage Programme

arena & stage programme

Schedule of events included displays/events:


  • 10 Trg Bn Inter Platoon Tug 'o' War and Gun Run
  • Arborfield Military Wives Choir
  • Band of the Royal Logistic Corps
  • Edmund & Hilary street entertainers
  • Enerjive
  • Harbour Pipes & Drums Band
  • Haslemere & District Dog Training Club Fun Dog Show with agility and obedience demonstrations
  • Liss Band
  • Phoenix Flame Cheer
  • Red Arrows flypast
  • REME Enduro Motorcycle Display Team
  • REME Martial Arts
  • REME Parachute Display Team
  • REME Riders
  • Team Extreme BMX Display & Coaching
  • The Guardsmen street entertainers



Tug o war

Street entertainers

Liss band


Activities throughout the day: 


  • Team Extreme BMX Display & Coaching
  • Extreme Adventure High Ropes, Spider Mountain & Free Fall Stunt Bag
  • Dog agility & obedience demonstration plus Fun Dog Show
  • Assault Course
  • Battlefield South Laser War Games
  • Inflatables
  • Burnetts Funfair
  • Bars & Catering from Aramark


funfairclimbing wall Catering